Last chance to submit an Oakville Community Spirit Award nomination!

Tue, 01 Apr 2014

Award nominations due Monday, April 14, 2014

Don’t miss your chance to showcase Oakville’s finest volunteers by nominating them for an Oakville Community Spirit Award! Nominations are due Monday, April 14, 2014, at 4 p.m.

“We want to recognize volunteers who are continuously giving back to the Oakville community,” said Oakville Mayor Rob Burton. “Our volunteers prove year-after-year how much they care about Oakville and these awards are a celebration of that shared sense of community pride. Nominate someone deserving and say thanks to our community champions who are moving us one step closer to realizing our vision of creating the most livable town in Canada.”

Residents are encouraged to nominate a deserving resident in any of the eight award categories:

  • Senior
  • Youth
  • Arts
  • Group Volunteer
  • Individual Volunteer
  • Environmental
  • Access
  • Heritage and History

Nomination forms are available for pick-up at all town facilities and Oakville Public Library branches, or can be completed online. Visit the Community Spirit Awards page for more information.

This year’s annual Community Spirit Awards presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Oakville’s dynamic Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC). Award-winning illustrator/artist Soyeon Kim has been commissioned to create the 2014 Community Spirit awards. An art instructor at QEPCCC, Kim’s unique art has been featured at national exhibitions and in children’s books. Weather Network personality Chris Mei will emcee the event.

For more information about the Oakville Community Spirit Awards, its categories and nomination requirements, visit the Community Spirit Awards page.